Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
BA SCORE
45.5%
Liked Their Beers
3.63 w/ 133,989 ratings
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Beer-to-go

30 Germania St
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, 02130-2315
United States

(617) 522-9080 | map
samueladams.com

Notes:
Location of their R&D facility where they also brew limited batches for the Boston market. Tours are also available.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
166
Reviews:
44,396
Ratings:
133,989
Liked:
60,949
Average:
3.63/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
76.2%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
122
Liked:
93
Avg:
4.04/5
pDev:
17.57%
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Photo of jgido759
3.26/5  rDev -19.3%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

Tour consisted of walking from one room to another and getting a hands-on feel for the hops and grains. Small brewing area for test batches. Immediately went to the tasting room for 3 samples, including Oktoberfest (it was, after all, October), which I thought was a little disappointing because it is available everywhere and I'm sure that everyone has already tasted it. Exited through the gift shop, which was nice.

May have to try their Breinigsville, PA location (I'm only about 30 minutes from there vs. 5+ hours from Boston).

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3.26/5  rDev -19.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 2.25

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4.2/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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3.86/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of WickedBeer
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Sam Adams will forever and always be close to my heart. From humble beginnings, no one has truly experienced or tried Sam Adams until they've tried some of the small batch stuff that comes out of Jamaica Plains. Sure their rotating and seasonal stuff is good, but get a hold of their limited batches and you'll see why they are still considered a world class craft brewery. The tour is free but accepts donations, and I'd highly recommend it. Their projects in Boston are in such an intimate setting, and it's totally worth getting to try some of the amazing beer that gets brewed and aged there. The only thing the original location is still missing is a tasting room.. so head to Doyle's! It's the closest thing you'll get.

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Photo of srletend
4/5  rDev -1%

Visited at opening on a Monday morning. No wait for the tour. Didn't get the full tour since History Channel was filming something in the brewing area. That turned out to be nice because we spent 45 minutes of the 50 minute tour with beer samples. Had a selection of four beers, some you could only get there at the brewery. Sam Adams Stout was best of the bunch. Beer was typical Sam Adams--nothing special, but generally pretty good stuff--and a lot of it... Nice gift shop that probably does pretty well after all the free beer downed by the tour groups. Overall definitely recommend a visit when in the Boston area.

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Introduced me to the world of fine beer. I remember being amazed by the complexity of the old spring seasonal.

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Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) in Jamaica Plain, MA
Brewery rating: 45.5% out of 100 with 133,989 ratings
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